Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurates New India- We Resolve to Make

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that tolerance is the culture and commitment of India and Indians and it is our Constitutional duty to protect and strengthen this culture, in Mumbai.

While inaugurating “New India- We Resolve to Make” exhibition cum cultural event at Bandra Railway Station, Mumbai, jointly organised… Read More

Government working on ways to promote startups | Suresh Prabhu

Startup India

The government is working on ways to remove obstacles and promote startups in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has said.Addressing startups in a video message, he said that the “Power of the State” will push the startup ecosystem towards greater success.He said that the budding entrepreneurs play an important role … Read More

India to grant gratis visa to Myanmarese citizens

India to grant gratis visa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  announced that India will grant gratis visa to Myanmarese citizens wanting to visit the country.Modi made the announcement during his joint press statement with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi after the two leaders held wide-ranging talks here.

“I am pleased to announce that we have decided to grant gratis (no-cost)… Read More

N Ravi elected as Vice Chairman | PTI

Narasimhan Ravi

Shri Narasimhan Ravi presently a former Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu daily has been elected as Vice Chairman of Press Trust of India, the country s largest news agency.

Shri Ravi, an award-winning former journalist with an illustrious career in India and the United States, is a Director at Kasturi & Sons Ltd, which publishes The Hindu.Shri Ravi joined… Read More

Viveck Goenka elected new Chairman | PTI

Viveck Goenka

Shri Viveck Goenka presently Chairman and Managing Director of the Express Group has been elected Chairman of Press Trust of India, the country s largest news agency.

Shri  Goenka, 60, succeeds Riyad Mathew, who is Senior Assistant Editor and a member of the Manorama management.The election took place at a meeting of the Board of Directors following the … Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman

The country’s first full-time woman Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has said, her priority will be the preparedness of the Armed forces. Talking to reporters after taking charge of the Ministry today, Mrs Sitharaman said it is important that the armed forces receive all attention in terms of best equipment to discharge their duties.

She said,… Read More

Swachch Bharat | Gandhi’s obsession, Modi’s passion

Smera Chawla

During a recent visit to the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad where a photo gallery vividly depicts the ideology and life style of Mahatma Gandhi, my thoughts went around to connect the Father of Nation with an independent and clean India.   The Ashram serves as a source of inspiration for we, young Indians, from the life of a Mahatma who fought a non-violent … Read More

7 coaches of Shaktikunj Express derails in UP

Shaktikunj Express

Seven coaches of the Jabalpur- bound Shaktikunj Express derailed today in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, a railway official said.”The accident occurred at around 6:25 AM and we have already cleared out the site,” Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said.

“All passengers were put on the remaining coaches and by 7:28 AM all… Read More

Government Expert Committee to identify key Data Protection issues

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta,

The Centre told Supreme Court that an expert committee has been constituted under the Chairmanship of former apex court judge Justice BN Srikrishna to identify key data protection issues in India and recommend methods to address them. The government told the apex court that after the committee’s report is submitted, there is a possibility that the … Read More

NBCC implemented CGHS first aid post inaugurated at GPRA Complex

NBCC

Dr. P. K. Mishra, Addl. Principal Secretary to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, recently inaugurated the CGHS First Aid Post (FAP) at NBCC Service Centre GPRA Complex, New Moti Bagh, New Delhi. Shri C. K. Mishra, Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India and Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC were among the dignitaries who also graced the occasion… Read More

AAI | Expansion, strengthening and upgradation of Tirupati and Kadapa Airport

AAI

Airports Authority of India has approved the plan for expansion, strengthening and upgradation of existing airport infrastructure at Tirupati and Kadapa Airport. The project plan for extension and strengthening/resurfacing of Existing Runway at Tirupati Airport will make the airport capable to cater handling of wide-body aircraft. This will meet the… Read More

Steel Consumption Awareness Campaign by SAIL

SAIL

The Central Marketing Organisation (CMO) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has recently launched a countrywide Rural Awareness campaign aimed at increasing steel usage in rural India, which is a thrust area identified under the new National Steel Policy. In tandem with raising the country’s steel producing capacity to 300 million tonnes … Read More